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Jill Sinatra

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Cranberry Township, PA

Gilliland Vanasdale Sinatra Law Office, LLC
1667 Route 228, Suite 300
Cranberry Township, PA 16066-5326
Phone: 724-220-4464
Fax: 724-741-0538
Selected to Rising Stars: 2015
Licensed in Pennsylvania Since: 2005
Practice Areas: Family Law (70%), Civil Litigation: Plaintiff (10%), Criminal Defense (10%), Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI (10%)
Attorney Profile

Jill Sinatra is a senior attorney and member of Gilliland Vanasdale Sinatra Law Office, LLC, in Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania. Serving clients throughout Butler, Beaver and Allegheny counties and beyond who have serious and complex legal issues involving any of the following:

·       Family law and divorce

·       Juvenile law

·       Criminal defense

·       Personal injury

·       General civil litigation and civil law

·       Estate planning, wills and trusts

A highly versatile attorney, Ms. Sinatra interned with the U.S. Attorney's Office Western District of Virginia her last year in law school, and began her practice in civil litigaiton with a prominent private practice. She accepted an appointment to serve on the Criminal Justice Panel of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, where she defended those accused of serious felony offenses.

Ms. Sinatra then served as assistant prosecuting attorney with the Kanawha County Prosecutor’s Office, which offered her invaluable insight into the criminal justice system that allows her to devise the most effective defense strategies possible for the accused. She relocated to her native Pittsburgh, where she established her own private practice focusing on criminal defense and family law. She joined the Gilliland Vanasdale Sinatra Law Office, LLC, in 2017 and was named member of the firm in 2018.

Recognized for her outstanding professionalism and service, Ms. Sinatra has earned numerous top rankings from her peers, as well as the Silver Client Champion Award from Martindale-Hubbell. She has also received many testimonials and referrals from her satisfied clients, and she has received "Superb", 10 out of 10 client ratings on Avvo.

A 1998 magna cum laude graduate of Westminster College, Ms. Sinatra obtained her Juris Doctor from Washington and Lee University School of Law in 2001. While pursuing her legal degree, she was an active member of the school's Mock Trial Team and won the Trial Advocacy Award from the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. She holds her license to practice in West Virginia as well as Pennsylvania, and she is a member of the Allegheny County and Pennsylvania Bar associations, among her other professional affiliations.

Practice Areas
  • 70%Family Law
  • 10%Civil Litigation: Plaintiff
  • 10%Criminal Defense
  • 10%Criminal Defense: DUI/DWI
Focus Areas

Adoption, Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Dissolution, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights, Arrest & Arraignment, Assault & Battery, Criminal Fraud, Criminal Law, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Expungement, Failure to Pay Child Support, Felony, Juvenile Delinquency, Misdemeanor, Motor Vehicle Offenses, Criminal Domestic Violence


1 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2015

About Jill Sinatra

First Admitted: 2005, Pennsylvania

Professional Webpage:


  • Pennsylvania Super Lawyer, Rising Star, 2015/2016
  • 10.0 AVVO rating
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Trial Advocacy Award
  • Winner, Washington and Lee University Mock Trial Competition

Educational Background

  • Westminster College, Magna Cum Laude, English and Political Science

Bar/Professional Activity

  • West Virginia, 2001
  • Hearing Committee Member, Disciplinary Board of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Pennsylvania, 2005
  • Allegheny County Bar Association
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Office Location for Jill Sinatra

1667 Route 228
Suite 300
Cranberry Township, PA 16066-5326

Phone: 724-220-4464

Fax: 724-741-0538

Last Updated: 2/21/2020

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